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Cardinal at centre of US sex abuse scandal dies

who became a symbol of the Roman Catholic Church's systematic protection of paedophile priests due of his failure to stop abuse in Boston city, has died. He was 86. The Vatican announced that Law died early on Wednesday in Rome after being ill and ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

Pope starts Myanmar trip in shadow of Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis landed in Yangon on Monday, the start of a delicate visit for the leader of the Roman Catholic church to majority-Buddhist Myanmar, which the US has accused of conducting "ethnic cleansing" against its Muslim Rohingya people. The pope will also ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Don't decorate graves with plastic, toxic items: Goa Church

Goa's Roman Catholic Church has advised citizens not to use plastic and other toxic items to decorate graves to beat pollution and to safeguard environment.The Church's social welfare wing Caritas, in a letter to all parish priests and chaplains in the state, ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

3 Chile churches firebombed, president calls for 'respect'

President Michelle Bachelet asked Chileans today to receive Pope Francis in a "climate of respect," hours after three Roman Catholic churches were firebombed and a note left at the scene threatening the pontiff.In the overnight attacks in Santiago, the ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

20 dead as bus collides with van in northern Philippines

A passenger bus collided with a van carrying pilgrims to Christmas Mass at a church in the northern Philippines today, leaving 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured, police said.Police Chief Superintendent Romulo Sapitula said all those killed in the ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago

Bedi pitches for directory of churches to benefit tourists

Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today suggested to the Christian authorities here that a directory of all churches be published as the one being prepared for the temples bythe Department of Hindu Religious Institutions of the territorail administration.Bedi made the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Key cardinal rebukes pope over abuse comment in rare move

TRUJILLO, Peru (Reuters) - A key U.S. cardinal distanced himself on Saturday from comments by Pope Francis on sexual abuse, saying they had caused "great pain," a remarkable move pointing to divisions in the Roman Catholic Church over how to treat accusers.
 Reuters2 days ago

Peru shamans hold rituals, foresee good news during Pope's visit

LIMA (Reuters) - Peruvian shamans said on Wednesday they expect good news from the visit of Pope Francis to the Andean nation, and held rituals on a beach near Lima to give him strength to fight against accusations of sexual abuse that have plagued the Roman ...
 Reuters6 days ago

Why Christians’ fear of Hindutva could halt BJP’s juggernaut in Meghalaya

The Bharatiya Janata Party has successfully managed to make inroads into the Congress bastions in the North East, having won Assam and Manipur and conducting a political coup in Arunachal Pradesh. However, its juggernaut might hit a roadblock in poll-bound ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

Pope wants better translation of phrase on temptation in "Our Father" prayer

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has said the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase "lead us not into temptation" in the "Our Father", the best known prayer in Christianity.
 Reuters1 month ago
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